Health Care Support Level 5

Health Care Support Level 5

€ 200/400
1 year, September to May
Further Education and PLC, Level 5 QQI

Course description

This level 5 course is aimed at people who wish to support people who wish to stay in their own homes.

Course outline: care provision and practice/care support, safety

and health at work, human growth and development, care skills

communications, work experience, care of the older person and children with

additional needs. In addition to subject classes this course includes cardiac first responder, emergency first aid and patient/manual handling training, skills workshops and on line infection control programme.

This course is timetabled over 2 days – Tuesday & Wednesday plus work experience.

There is a €50 registration fee for all students plus a course fee of €150.  In addition non medical card holders are required to pay a €200 DES contribution (this can be paid in 4 installments)